Playa del Inglés

Playa del Inglés, a sun-soaked paradise nestled on the southern coast of Gran Canaria. This bustling resort town is renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and stunning landscapes, offering an idyllic escape for travellers seeking both relaxation and adventure. The beach, stretching over several kilometres, is a haven for sunbathers and those looking for water sports in Gran Canaria. Whether you’re keen on windsurfing, jet skiing, or simply soaking up the sun, Playa del Inglés caters to all.

But there’s more to this resort than just its beach. The town is a melting pot of international cultures, reflected in its diverse culinary scene. From traditional Spanish tapas to exotic international cuisine, every palate is catered for. As night falls, the town transforms into a lively hub, with an array of bars, clubs, and entertainment venues, promising an unforgettable nightlife experience. Our comprehensive guide to Playa del Inglés will tell you all you need to know about this stunning destination.

Play del Inglés FAQs


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Playa del Inglés enjoys a pleasant climate year-round. However, the peak tourist season is from May to October, when the weather is ideal for beach activities.

Popular attractions include the sandy beach, the lively nightlife, the Yumbo Centre for shopping and entertainment, and the nearby Maspalomas Dunes.

Yes, Playa del Inglés Beach offers a variety of water sports, including jet skiing, windsurfing, banana boat rides, and paddleboarding.

Absolutely. Gran Canaria is renowned for being LGBTQ+ friendly, and Playa del Inglés has numerous bars, clubs, and events catering to the LGBTQ+ community, particularly around the Yumbo Centre.

Playa del Inglés is approximately 30 kilometers from Gran Canaria Airport (LPA). It typically takes about 20-30 minutes to reach by car or taxi.

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